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Governor Kasich Said He Wants to Give Every Young Ohioan "An Equal Chance;" Here's What That Should Look Like

Share ButtonBy Sarah Lovenheim During his State of the State address, Governor Kasich vowed to tackle college completion rates, to make schools more accountable to their students, to encourage community college enrollment and to address tuition costs. We share the Governor’s desire …
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Tonight, Ohio Has A Chance To Tackle Its College Affordability Crisis

By Sarah Lovenheim Tonight, Ohio Governor John Kasich gives his State of the State address — an opportunity for him to renew his vow to turn the state economy around. He should start by committing to reinvest in higher education. So far, …
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Students Fight to Keep Affordable College From Becoming Extinct

Share ButtonBy Jessica Adair My family’s mantra is as American as apple pie and baseball: work hard, get an education and you’ll succeed. It was clear, prescriptive and a fairly sound philosophy for those without great wealth or powerful connections. Like millions, I …
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Downton Abbey's Lady Sybil Lost Her Life Due To Pregnancy-Related Disease; We Can't Let That Happen To Women Today

Share ButtonBy Sarah Lovenheim Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said that she “is happy to consider” our request to classify pregnancy as a qualifying event for women without maternity coverage to get covered outside of Open Enrollment. This …
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Why Disbanding the For-Profit College Regulatory Board in Wisconsin is a Bad Idea

GE-Social-Share1By Tom Allison There’s a nationwide debate about the role public policy should play in regulating institutions of higher learning, particularly for-profit schools that promise students good-paying jobs after graduation. A disproportionate amount of Pell and G.I. Bill dollars go …
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Why Mobile Apps Are Key To Bridging Racial Disparities In Health Care Enrollment

By Spencer Dixon On the heels of this Open Enrollment season, one in five young adults lack health insurance; a disproportionate number of whom were young African Americans and young Latinos.  Our generation ends up in the emergency room more …
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Three Parts of the President’s Budget That are Wins for Millennials

By Sarah Lovenheim President Obama shared his budget proposal for the nation earlier this week. It includes a series of suggested policy reforms with dollar amounts attached for Congress to consider. Here are three big ideas that should resonate with …
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As More Millennials Get Covered, Grassroots Push Aims To Take Enrollment Numbers To New Heights

By Jessica Adair On Saturday, 2,500 people gathered at a park in downtown Houston to enjoy the outdoors ahead of the salty, sweaty heat that creeps up from the Gulf of Mexico come spring – and to take advantage of …
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Are Job-Hopping Millennials Getting Ahead in the Career Game?

By Eric VanDreason This time of year in Washington is known as “merry-go-round” season. With a new Congress and unofficial presidential campaigns shaping up, many Millennials in government or politics are likely to switch jobs. Pundits have been quick to …
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How North Carolina Can Help Struggling Millennials, And Boost Its Economy

By Colin Seeberger This week, North Carolina kicks off what is bound to be a raucous 2015 legislative session. With important debates looming around the state’s support for higher education and access to affordable health care for young North Carolinians, …
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